Lenovo, the world’s second largest PC maker, today unveiled three new ThinkCentre M series desktop personal computers (PCs) boasting of security, performance and energy efficiency for both large enterprises and smaller businesses.
Based on IDC data, the Philippines recorded in 2Q 2011 the highest PC shipments so far with almost 465,000 units accounting for 190,000 desktops and 274,000 portables. BPOs in the large and very large enterprises segment were responsible for the sequential growth of 8% in overall commercial PC spending.
Vicky Agorrilla, Country General Manager, Lenovo Philippines, said: “The commercial desktop market in the Philippines remains relevant and vibrant. Lenovo continues to innovate with both All-in-ones and tower form factors to meet our customers’ needs particularly in the country. Built for enterprises, our latest ThinkCentre M Series desktops are equipped with features and tools that are stable, secure, reliable and easy to manage.”
Power Packed Features of the ThinkCentre M Series
The latest ThinkCentre M series comes equipped with Enhanced Experience 2.0 Rapid Boot technology allowing a boot up time of as little as 15 seconds. Equipped with rapid DDR3 memory up to 16GB and hard drive storage of up to 1TB, the M series includes processor options such as second generation Intel® Core™ i processors up to i7 or the latest AMD technology.
ThinkCentre M71z – High Performance and Flexibility in an All-in-One
With its 20-inch display monitor, lightweight, sleek design, and a universal Vesa wall or desk arm mounting or an optional height adjustable stand for space considerations, the ThinkCentre M71z all-in-one business PC is ideal for the home office of budding businesses.
The space-saving ThinkCentre M71z takes less room on the desk with its wireless mouse and keyboard, but does more work quickly and efficiently with its productivity tools such as DVD burner, optional Wi-Fi, six USB ports, chassis intrusion switch which helps detect tampering and DisplayPort for viewing digital video on a second monitor.
With the onset of online voice and video calls, the ThinkCentre M71z also features an optional 2.0 mega pixel camera for clear visuals and a digital array microphone for crisp voice clarity. The desktop’s optional touch screen allows for a more natural collaboration with clients and colleagues.
ThinkCentre M71e – Enhanced Productivity & Heightened Security
Designed for large enterprises, the ThinkCentre M71e offers security, stability, manageability and speed.
With the ThinkCentre M71e, workers can rescue and restore files that are accidentally deleted or lost through system corruption with ThinkVantage Rescue and Rescovery. Its Lenovo Password Manager feature meanwhile allows users to replace multiple passwords with one easy-to-remember password. Unnoticed intrusion or tampering in the PC can be detected with the chassis intrusion switch that acts like a siren, safeguarding sensitive data. External threats of corporate data theft can also be prevented with the ThinkCentre M71e’s USB input/output port disablement feature.
ThinkCentre M71e supports up to four individual monitors, perfect for employees who need to work with lots of visual information.
ThinkCentre M77 – Business Class Performance
The ThinkCentre M77 desktop PC is designed for businesses desiring faster performance, a secured environment, and green operations.
Available in either tower or small form factor, the ThinkCentre M77 desktop can be configured to meet the specific needs of end-users, with options of AMD Sempron, Athlon II, Phenom II or FX Series CPUs. Additionally, to keep multi-taskers happy, the desktop comes equipped with SATA III which enables hard drive data transfer at up to twice the speed of SATA II.
The desktop’s optional AMD Radeon graphics brings visuals to life and via AMD Everfinity technology, its Quad Independent Display feature can support up to 4 screens at once, allowing business professionals to fully optimize their productivity. This desktop also comes with additional features such as a DVD player and up to 8 USB ports. The tool-less chassis of the M77 also enables easy access to components for upgrades, expansion and maintenance.
Lenovo M Series Think PCs Goes Green
The ThinkCentre M71z, M71e and M77 desktops incorporate several significant environmental attributes – generating financial savings for businesses through efficient power consumption.
These ThinkCentre desktops use recycled content in its chassis materials while its power supply units surpass Energy Star efficiency requirements. ThinkCentres have also been rated EPEAT Gold and TCO Certified for their strong environmental and usability features. The M77 desktop additionally surpasses the GREENGUARD specification.